Mr. John William Dempsey, age 74, of Cedartown, GA passed away on Sunday afternoon, September 3, 2017 following an extended illness. He was born on March 26, 1943 in Polk County the son of Luther Jackson Dempsey and Nell Hopper Dempsey.
Mr. Dempsey was a United States Veteran proudly serving in the U.S. Army in South America during the Vietnam Era. Prior to his retirement he had worked for the Good Year Tire & Rubber Company in both Cedartown and Cartersville. He retired following 37 dedicated years of service. He was a avid drag racer and loved working on old cars and trucks. He was a member of the Antique Car Club. Mr. Dempsey was preceded in death by his father, Luther Jackson Dempsey , his mother, Nell Hopper Dempsey and his brother in law, Ray Chandler.
John Dempsey is survived by his wife, Cindy Estes Dempsey and his sister, Sarah Dempsey Chandler. Numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and other relatives also survive.
The Memorial Service for John William Dempsey will be conducted on Thursday afternoon, September 7, 2017 at 3:00 p.m. from the Chapel of the Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home with Rev. Reginald Campbell officiating. Interment will follow in the Jackson Chapel Cemetery with military honors being conducted by the Brewster- Cleveland Post 86 Honor Guard.
The family will receive friends on Thursday afternoon, September 7, 2017 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. at the Litesey Funeral Home.
For personal condolence and to sign the online guestbook, please visit our website at liteseyfh.com.
The Lester C. Litesey Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements for Mr. John William Dempsey.